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The TV Kiosk has been around for some time and mainly popularized using small displays. This particular article will concentrate on indoor TV Kiosks for large format displays 40 inch or greater in size.
In general TV kiosks are a rectangular box structure fixed to the ground on one of their shortest sides. The most common way of mounting a TV display within the kiosk is in portrait configuration inside the top half of the box, either as a single screen or twin back to back screens. In general the sizes of screen that can be accommodated range from 40 inch to 75 inch. The box void under the display is used for players, controllers or fan units for ambient cooling. The structure can be bolted down or free standing and have square or round edges on the top two corners. Other custom options are available such as plinth protection from large sit-on brush cleaners.
The videowall has become the ideal platform for providing a ‘wow’ factor in terms of showing content to the public especially in the retail industry. It is equally at home where a large screen area is required to be seen by an audience. The advantage over a large screen alternative is cost and because screens can be used in daylight they tend to outperform projectors. The downside of using a videowall made up of separate displays is that there will be a grid of screen bezels that can be seen in the content Therefore, all methods of showing content to an audience should be investigated before deciding on the method of display.
It is assumed you have chosen to install a videowall using LED backlit LCD screens and that you will be using one of the popular sizes, 46inch or 55inch. Screen manufacturers have models that are made specifically for videowall use in these sizes that have narrow bezels along with software to link screens together.
So here are the considerations to hel